Ed Smith, Missouri Coalition for the Environment spokesman says the goal is to keep the fire in the trash landfill away from an adjacent landfill containing radioactive waste.
Victim identified as 54-year-old Keith Whitted. Foul play is not suspected.
82 year old woman collapsed on porch after fire broke out.
What worries the city’s fire chief is an industry trend of stringing 60 to 80 oil tankers cars on one train, compared to just two or three in earlier decades.
A Missouri man who authorities said schemed with his ex-wife to defraud insurers with house fires pleaded guilty Wednesday.
A mother and her sons were killed after a mobile home caught on fire in Jacksonville, Illinois.
Firefighters found the man on the fifth floor of the old Rexall building in the 3900 block of N. Kingshighway.
Wire malfunction is likely the cause for a solar panel fire earlier this month at the Webster Groves High School.
Ed Smith, of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, says temperatures are rising on the other side of the barrier.
A minor injury was suffered by a firefighter who was knocked down by one of the eleven residents of the home who tried to get back inside to save the victim. That man was arrested.